WHY WORK FOR GOWRIE VICTORIA?

Gowrie Victoria is a not-for-profit organisation, established in 1939, committed to our purpose of championing excellence in early childhood education and care.

Gowrie is a forward-thinking early learning organisation with a thriving culture. Currently, our services include:

What we offer

We pride ourselves on our unique and engaging working environment. Our employee engagement levels are in the top 10% for care-based organisations, and 80% of our employees rate Gowrie as a truly great place to work.

CURRENT VACANCIES

Casual Early Childhood Educator - Carlton Learning Precinct

We are recruiting for casual Early Childhood Educators at our Carlton Learning Precinct (CLP).  This is a 98-place long day care service that also offers funded sessional kindergarten, located Carlton Primary School.

As Early Childhood Educator you will report to the Room Leader in a self-managed team that is staffed over ratio. Working together you will implement a high-quality early learning program by demonstrating initiative and completing tasks with minimal supervision.

For more information, please see the attached Job Description.

To Apply for this role, please click on this link which will take you to SEEK, complete the form with your details and upload your CV.  We would also like to hear a little more about you and your skills and experiences, so please include a short cover letter.

Casual Early Childhood Educator - Broadmeadows

We are recruiting for casual Early Childhood Educators at our Broadmeadows location.  This is a 128-place service located within the Broadmeadows Valley Learning Precinct with an Excellent rating in the National Quality Standards.

As Early Childhood Educator you will report to the Room Leader in a self-managed team that is staffed over ratio. Working together you will implement a high-quality early learning program by demonstrating initiative and completing tasks with minimal supervision.

For more information, please see the attached Job Description.

To Apply for this role, please click on this link which will take you to SEEK, complete the form with your details and upload your CV.  We would also like to hear a little more about you and your skills and experiences, so please include a short cover letter.

Cert III Traineeships - Early Childhood Educator (February 2022 intake)

What is a Traineeship?

Our Certificate III Traineeship gives you the opportunity to study a nationally recognised qualification whilst working at one of our Gowrie Victoria Early Learning Centres (Docklands, Carlton, Yarraville or Broadmeadows) providing you with a qualification, experience and on going employment.

About you

No prior experience in early childhood is required.  If you can explain why you would like to work as a professional early childhood educator and you have a positive attitude that is all that is required!

You will be reliable, trustworthy, a team player and you will need to be able to demonstrate this through previous work or life experiences.

Also you must be willing and able to commit the time and effort to attend class, work AND complete self-paced study outside of business hours (a Certificate III traineeship generally takes 12 -14 months to complete).

But…at the end of your Traineeship you will be qualified, have at least 12 months experience and continued employment with Gowrie Victoria.

The really important bit….

To be eligible for a Certificate III Traineeship you must have no existing qualification at a Certificate III level or higher.  Sorry, not our rules.

If you fall into this category, but you are interested in completing a Cert III or Diploma in Early Childhood Education, please give us a a call and we can talk through your options.

Does this sound like something you would be interested in?

Please click on the this link which will take you to SEEK, complete the form with your details and upload your CV.

If you would like to speak to someone about Traineeships please call Jenny on 03 9362 2210.   We look forward to talking to you.

Early Childhood Educator - Yarraville

We are recruiting for a full time Early Childhood Educator at our Yarraville service to start on 3 January 2022. Yarraville is a 158-place service operating nine rooms (6 weeks to 5 years) including an integrated kinder program located a short walk from Yarraville Train station and surround by park lands with a creek running through the middle.

As Early Childhood Educator you will report to the Room Leader in a self-managed team that is staffed over ratio. Working together you will implement a high-quality early learning program by demonstrating initiative and completing tasks with minimal supervision.

For more information, please see the attached Job Description.

To Apply for this role, please click on this link which will take you to SEEK, complete the form with your details and upload your CV.  We would also like to hear a little more about you and your skills and experiences, so please include a short cover letter.

Early Childhood Educators - Docklands the Harbour

We are recruiting for several full time Early Childhood Educators at our Docklands service to start on 3 January 2022. Docklands (known as The Harbour) is a 150-place service operating 9 rooms (6 weeks to 5 years) including two integrated kinder programs, all facing onto beautiful mature gardens.

As Early Childhood Educator you will report to the Room Leader in a self-managed team that is staffed over ratio. Working together you will implement a high-quality early learning program by demonstrating initiative and completing tasks with minimal supervision.

For more information, please see the attached Job Description.

To Apply for this role, please click on this link which will take you to SEEK, complete the form with your details and upload your CV.  We would also like to hear a little more about you and your skills and experiences, so please include a short cover letter.

Early Childhood Educators, part time - Carlton North

We are recruiting for two part time Early Childhood Educators at our Carlton North service to start in 2022. Carlton North is a 76 place service with a proud history of supporting children, families and the community through high quality early childhood education in our area.

As Early Childhood Educator you will report to the Room Leader in a self-managed team that is staffed over ratio. Working together you will implement a high-quality early learning program by demonstrating initiative and completing tasks with minimal supervision.

For more information, please see the attached Job Description.

To Apply for this role, please click on this link which will take you to SEEK, complete the form with your details and upload your CV.  We would also like to hear a little more about you and your skills and experiences, so please include a short cover letter.

Kitchen Assistant - Yarraville

We are searching for a part time Kitchen Assistant at our Yarraville Early Learning Centre.  Yarraville is a 158-place service operating nine rooms (6 weeks to 5 years) including an integrated kinder program.

As Kitchen Assistant you will support the Kitchen Supervisor in the day-to-day operations of the kitchen, such as assisting with menu planning and preparation, ensuring dietary requirements are being met and allergies are managed, maintaining a clean and hygienic kitchen and following correct food storage procedures.

You will work 25 hours per week, from 9.30am to 2.30pm (5hrs) each day from Monday to Friday.

When the Kitchen Supervisor is not rostered you will be required to work autonomously, and will be responsible for all kitchen duties.

For more information, please see the attached Job description.

To Apply for this role, please click on this link which will take you to SEEK, complete the form with your details and upload your CV.  We would also like to hear a little more about you and your skills and experiences, so please include a short cover letter.

Interested in other roles at Gowrie Victoria?

If you would like to submit your CV for future vacancies at Gowrie Victoria, please email Recruitment@GowrieVictoria.org.au with a covering letter which includes the following information:

  • Your name
  • Contact details – Phone and email please
  • Position that you would be interested in eg Early Childhood Educator, Leadership Support, Room leader or Early Childhood Teacher, Education Leader or Management position
  • Employment status – full time, part time or casual

We look forward to hearing from you.